Posted Thu, October 11, 2012 3:46pm IST

The legendary actor has touched so many lives and enthralled his audiences with his histrionics for so long – and everybody in Bollywood too loves and admires him

Amitabh Bachchan turns 70 today and it is overwhelming to see the love and respect he has earned over the years. Almost everybody who is anybody in tinselville who was in town made it to birthday bash, braving the workday evening traffic. The tweets kept coming in and we found them for you! Check out these updates and you will feel the love being showered on the Big B:

Karan Johar: The #B70 bash was a beautiful blend of nostalgia,reverence and legendery acknowledgement…@SrBachchan has a legacy of abundant goodwill…

He has set the standard of mega stardom in our country and the irony is that this bar is unachievable..happy birthday RULE!

Celina Jaitly: A very happy 70th birthday to @SrBachchan the only man i know who looks like he turned 40 on his 70th birthday !!

Bipasha Basu: At Mr B’s 70th Birthday Bash!Had a super awesome time!Let my hair down after long!

Shirish Kunder: Happy Birthday @SrBachchan Sir! Regards

Priyanka Chopra: Happy bday @SrBachchan !!Missed the party of the decade sir but here’s wishing you many many years of health and happiness..Love and regards

Shahana Goswami: ‏A very very happy birthday to @SrBachchan 1 of the most revered & loved & awe inspiring actor! May u work 4 many more yrs & once with me! 🙂

Arshad Warsi: Wishing my HERO @SrBachchan a very happy B’day n a long, healthy n happy life… Thank u for inspiring us Sir.

R Madhavan: Seeing a 70 year old man dance like a teenager to poetry written by his father was poetry in motion itself.

Calling him Legendary would undermine his value.What a man, what an actor, what a gentleman. Most importantly. WHAT A SON.

Farah Khan: Happy happy bday Amitji!

Anupam Kher: ‏Happy Birthday @SrBachchan. May God Give you more Joy, Happiness, Peace and love. May you keep inspiring us for another 1000yrs. Jai Ho.:)

Shahrukh Khan: Danced wıth amıtjı & jaya aunty to all the songs ı have grown up lıstenıng. Too much fun. Thanx abhıshek,aıshwarya & aaradhya for the warmth

Shekhar Ravjiani: Happy Birthday sir!! @SrBachchan. Thank you for having us over and to be with you on such a special day. Love to the entire family.

Deepika Padukone: @SrBachchan Happy Birthday Amitji!Wishing you love,happiness and good health!X

Rahul Khanna: Wishing @SrBachchan a wonderful year ahead! Thank you & the family so much for having us at your spectacular birthday party… 🙂

Sonam Kapoor: To @SrBachchan a very very happy birthday, I had the honour and privilege to work with you on black, and you are one of my main inspirations as an actor. Lots of love!

Neha Dhupia: RT @RanvirShorey: Happy Birthday, @SrBachchan. Frankly, at 70, you’re still number 1.

Farhan Akhtar: @SrBachchan Happy birthday. Lots of love and best wishes, always.

Riteish Deshmukh: Love & respect to d entire Bachchan family 4 hosting such a gracious function last night. specially JAYA aunty,everything was mesmerizing.

Dia Mirza: @SrBachchan Many Happy Returns of the Day Sir!!! This is a very special day for every Indian. A true HERO was born. My respect and love.

Priyanka Chopra: Happy bday @SrBachchan !!Missed the party of the decade sir but here’s wishing you many many years of health and happiness..Love and regards

Madhuri Dixit-Nene: Had an amazing time at Amitji’s party. Was a re-union of sorts. Got to spend time with so many of my friends! It was great seeing everyone!

Manish Malhotra: The most stylish fablaous and the best @SrBachchan happy birthday sir 🙂

Vishal Dadlani: Happy Birthday @SrBachchan Sir! There can be only ever be one ‘Amitabh Bachchan’! Much love+respect, always!

Neil Nitin Mukesh: I have grown up on his films. seriously for me if u say hindi films it means MR.AMITABH BACHCHAN. @SrBachchan @juniorbachchan !Loads of love

Tusshar ‏Kapoor: What a lavish & supremely well attended birthday bash for @SrBachchan! Awesome, worth waiting in the traffic too!

Sanjay Gupta: God morning guys… just surfaced… what a night… kal raat mazaa aa gaya… @SrBachchan is and always will be the one and only BAAP.

Salim Merchant: ‘Madhushala’ – poetry by harivansh rai bachchan rendered in the form Of a song by @SrBachchan. The dinner section had some really …contd

Nice speeches by the family, yash chopra especially @javedakhtarjadu’s speech was heart warming!. @kjohar25 was a fab master of ceremony.

And it ended with a mashup of @SrBachchan ‘s biggest hits on the dancefloor!. I’ll always cherish this party.

Aftab Shivdasani: @juniorbachchan Thank you for the most awesome party last night bro! lots of love to dad, Jaya ji, Ash and the gorgeous Aaradhya! Faff

@SrBachchan may the divine bless you with peace, happiness and joy Amit uncle..A very happy birthday again,with all my love and best wishes.

Preity Zinta: Happy Birthday Amitji Thank u 4 a wonderful evening Last night ! Loved the Poetry, the show, the Food & the warmth ! Love U

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